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Carlow Attractions
Castles

Clonmore Castle

Not far from Hacketstown, in the east of County Carlow, outskirts of Clonmore village, can be found the ruin of Clonmore Castle. Of all the castles of County Carlow (and in the fifteenth century, there were at least one hundred and fifty) none has more impressive remains than that of the castle of Clonmore. The […]

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Borris Viaduct

22th of July was the official opening of the revamped Borris Viaduct. Impressive sixteen arch Viaduct, with spectacular views to the Blackstairs Mountains and Mount Leinster, has recently received work by Carlow County Council to make it safer and more accessible. They called the Viaduct “A bridge to the past and a link to the […]

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Towns and Village

Borris

Borris is a Georgian, granite village, full of charm and heritage nestling in the fertile valley of the River Barrow, below the curve of the Blackstairs Mountains. With its tradicional Irish street-front and spectacular mountain setting, this village is a popular stop for those boating or walking in the area. The name denotes a borough […]

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Cottages

Ivy Cottage, Borris

The most beautiful cottage I’ve seen in County Carlow is Ivy Cottage located just at the entrance to Borris village. It is called Ivy Cottage and it`s all ivy covered. Half part of cottage has lovly red door and window and another half part has wooden color of door and window and blue additives like […]

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Castles
Must visit place in Carlow
National Monument

Ballymoon Castle

Out of hundreds of ruined castles across Ireland, Ballymoon Castle is one of the more unique and mysterious. It is situated in the Barrow Valley, approximately 2 miles (3 km) east of Muine Bheag (Bagenalstown), County Carlow, Ireland. Ballymoon Castle is located only 3,8 km from Ballyloughan Castle. Like many other Irish castles, Ballymoon has […]

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Gardens

Altamont Gardens Summer 2021

It`s been long time since I’ve been visited the fabulous Altamont Gardens and finally I visited it in June. It`s one of the best and must visit places in County Carlow. These gardens are so peaceful and delightful, offers amazing walks around a lake and through a forest area. It`s so green and beautiful here […]

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Castles
National Monument

Ballyloughan Castle

Ballyloughan Castle is a ruined castle and National Monument of Ireland. Located in County Carlow near Bagenalstown. Today, a twin-towered gatehouse, the hall and foundations of one of the corner towers, dating to about 1300 remain. Ballyloughan`s gatehouse, which protected the entrance to the castle, is one of the finest example of its type in […]

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Gardens
Photos

I 💚 Delta Sensory Gardens

I visited Delta Sensory Gardens ones again because I love it. It’s absolutely amazing place and located so close to my Carlow town. Everytime I visited it its delighted me more and more. It`s brilliant place for photo-sessions, for nature and flowers lovers. Great place for a date or family day out. All gardens are […]

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Carlow Sugar Factory

The story of Carlow’s sugar factory begins in 1925. Carlow was selected as the best county for the sugar factory, because it is situated in a rich tillage area and sugar beet was a crop well suited to the local growing conditions. Carlow had good rail and waterway connections, so its produce could be conveniently […]

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5km from Carlow Town
Carlow Attractions
Gardens

Delta Sensory Gardens Summer 2021

Last time I’ve been in Delta Sensory Gardens in September 2020. You can see it in this post: Delta Sensory Gardens Today I want to show you how these Gardens looks at the beginning of irish Summer. In Ireland Summer starts 1st of May. I was so happy that Delta reopen after lockdown. I went […]

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5km from Carlow Town
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Parks and Forests

Clogrennane Wood

Clogrennan Wood is a marvellous County Carlow woodland, one of the popular place listed under National Park in Carlow. It is an old woodland and has had forestry since the 1800’s. The predominant tree species include Beech, Spruce, Larch and Oak with vegetation consistent with that of an old woodland. Depending on the season, you`ll […]

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Shopping

Fairgreen Shopping Centre

Fairgreen Shopping Centre commenced trading in October 2003 at a cost of €50 million. It is the largest and most modern shopping centre in Carlow County. It includes over 40 shops as well as restaurants, bars and a cinema. With a fantastic range of shops, food outlets and a state of the art IMC cinema, […]

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11 Must visit places in County Carlow

Carlow is a beautiful county, it has amazing gardens, unique historical castles, picturesque heritage villages, stunning natural sites, the heaviest in Europe dolmen and the largest exhibition space for contemporary visual art. Today is the seventh anniversary of my blog and as a summary I would like to remind you about the places in County […]

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5km from Carlow Town
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Cottages

River Cottage (Graiguecullen Carlow)

This lovely River Cottage is located at Sleaty Road, Graiguecullen, Co. Carlow. It`is just next to St. Patricks Boys A.F.C (Graiguecullen Carlow), between Carlow Town Park and Carlow Parcel Collection Post. I pass it everyday on my way to work. This River Cottage is decorated by plaques commemorate Irish Republican Army North and South soldiers: […]

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